Presidents of the United States of Americaby aemelnick | created - 30 Jan 2015 | updated - 11 Jan 2018 | Public
George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, British America. He was married to Martha Dandridge. He died on December 14, 1799 in Mount Vernon, Virginia, USA.
Writer | Hamilton/Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell, Goochland County [now Albemarle County], Virginia, USA. He was a writer, known for Hamilton/Jefferson, Biography (1987) and Rome: Power & Glory (1999). He was married to Martha Wayles Skelton. He died on July 4, 1826.
James Madison was born on March 16, 1751 in Belle Grove, Port Conway, Virginia, USA as James Madison Jr. He was married to Dolley Payne Todd. He died on June 28, 1836 in Montpelier, Orange, Virginia.
William Henry Harrison was born on February 9, 1773 in Charles City, Virginia, USA. He was married to Anna Symmes. He died on April 4, 1841 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
Zachary Taylor was born on November 24, 1784 in Barboursville, Virginia, USA. He was married to Margaret Mackell Smith. He died on July 9, 1850 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
James Buchanan was born on April 23, 1791 in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on June 1, 1868 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
11. Ulysses S. Grant
He left the army in 1854 and struggled financially before rejoining the Union army in 1861 where he rapidly rose to the rank of general.
Rutherford Birchard Hayes was one of that small legion of political non-entities who have occupied the post of President and First Magistrate of the Republic since Andrew Jackson, though he was a better man than most. Born on October 4, 1822, in Delaware, Ohio,the former Civil War general served a ...
James A. Garfield was born on November 19, 1831 in Moreland Hills, Ohio, USA as James Abram Garfield. He was married to Lucretia Rudolph. He died on September 19, 1881 in Elberon, New Jersey, USA.
14. Grover Cleveland
Grover Cleveland is the only man to serve two, non-consecutive terms as President of the United States, occupying the Oval Office from 1885 to 1889 and from 1893 to 1897. He was the sole Democrat to serve as First Magistrate of the Republic from 1861 through 1913, when Woodrow Wilson, also a ...
Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the US. He was born in North Bend, Ohio, on August 20, 1833. He came from a family which had a long history in politics--his grandfather William Henry Harrison was a former US President, his father was a Congressman and he had cousins who were congressmen...
Writer | Arena
Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, New York, USA as Theodore Roosevelt Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Arena (2016), Simple Gifts (1977) and Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917). He was married to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway Lee. ...
Actor | The President's Pardon
William Howard Taft was born on September 15, 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The President's Pardon (1913), The Patriot (1913) and President Taft at San Francisco (1911). He was married to Helen Herron. He died on March 8, 1930 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
21. Calvin Coolidge
Though three U.S. Presidents have died on the Fourth of July, John Calvin Coolidge was the first and only one to have been born on that date, in 1874. He is also the only President to have had the oath of office administered by his father, a justice of the peace, who swore him in when the Coolidges...
22. Herbert Hoover
Self | Public Be Damned
Herbert Hoover was born on August 10, 1874 in West Branch, Iowa. His family were devout Quakers. At age eight, Hoover was orphaned and was sent to live with relatives. They showed him little affection, but taught him the importance of hard work and industry. In 1891, Hoover entered Stanford ...
Writer | The President's Mystery
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York, to James and Sara Roosevelt. His father was 54 at the time of FDR's birth and already had a grown son, nicknamed "Rosy". Sarah was only 27 when FDR was born. Growing up, FDR had a happy but sheltered childhood. His ...
24. Harry S. Truman
Self | Uppdrag i Korea
Harry S. Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri, USA. He was a writer, known for Assignment in Korea (1951), Chop Chop Chang: Operation C.H.I.M.P (2019) and The DuPont Show of the Week (1961). He was married to Bess Truman. He died on December 26, 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Self | Nazi Concentration Camps
Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on Tuesday, October 14, 1890, as Dwight David Eisenhower, in Denison, Texas. He was the third of seven sons born to David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Elizabeth Stover. Both parents were of German descent. Eisenhower studied at the West Point Military Academy from 1911-...
26. John F. Kennedy
Writer | Profiles in Courage
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last ...
28. Richard Nixon
Soundtrack | Frost/Nixon
Richard Nixon was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California, USA as Richard Milhous Nixon. He was an actor and writer, known for Frost/Nixon (2008), Presidential Countdown (1960) and Startime (1959). He was married to Pat Nixon. He died on April 22, 1994 in Manhattan, New York City, New ...
29. Gerald Ford
Actor | Dynasty
Gerald Rudolph Ford was the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 until January 1977.
Ford was born on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska as Leslie Lynch King, Jr., being the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King. His parents separated two weeks after his birth and his...
31. Ronald Reagan
Actor | Kings Row
Ronald Reagan had quite a prolific career, having catapulted from a Warner Bros. contract player and television star, into serving as president of the Screen Actors Guild, the governorship of California (1967-1975), and lastly, two terms as President of the United States (1981-1989).
Ronald Wilson ...
32. George Bush
Self | Feed
The 41st President of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush (known colloquially as "Bush 41" to distinguish him from his son, George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the U.S., who is known as "Bush 43"), was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton, Massachusetts, a suburb south of Boston. ...
33. Bill Clinton
Self | The War Room
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III in Hope, Arkansas, to Virginia Dell (Cassidy) and William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., a traveling salesman. His father died in a car crash three months before Bill was born. He was raised by his grandparents for four years while his mother was in ...
34. George W. Bush
Camera_department | Journeys with George
The 43rd President of the United States of America, George Walker Bush (known colloquially as "W" to distinguish himself from his father, George Bush, the 41st president of the U.S.), was born two days after the national holiday of the Fourth of July, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut. There, his ...
35. Barack Obama
Producer | The Fifth Risk
U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was a white American from Wichita, Kansas. His father, Barack Obama Sr., who was black, was from Alego, Kenya. They were both young college students at the University of Hawaii. When his father left...
36. Donald Trump
Actor | Ghosts Can't Do It
Donald John Trump was born on June 14, 1946 at the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in the Queens borough of New York City. He is the son of Mary Trump (née Macleod) and Fred Trump, a real estate millionaire. His mother was a Scottish immigrant who initially worked as a maid. His father was born in ...